Kids Climbing

Courses and Clinics

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Intro to Lead Climbing Course

In this intro to lead climbing clinic, you will learn the ins and outs of sport climbing with Clear Creek Canyon guidebook author and guide, Kevin Capps. We will cover: necessary gear needed for sport climbing, lead belaying, lead climbing, efficient clipping methods, anchoring, anchor building, anchor cleaning, and bailing.

When/Where: at 8am at Clear Creek Canyon

Cost: $60

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Tuesday Night Topropes

Come join us for a few hours of climbing, or until it gets dark, at Lookout Mountain in Golden. We will be climbing at Lookout Mountain Crag, which involves routes from the 5.6-5.10 range. Any and all gear can be provided for no extra charge. No experience necessary. Email us at info@denvermountainguiding.com or call us at 303-884-2755 to reserve your spot

When/Where: at 5:30 pm at Lookout Mountain Crag

Cost: $20

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Free Rock Climbing Demo Event

Come to Canal Zone on Wednesday June 7th from 5pm till dusk for a FREE DEMO to test drive climbing gear from CAMP and SCARPA. Denver Mountain Guiding and Bentgate will have staff available for belays and advice. No need to sign up, just show up. GPS Coordinates are 39.7533, -105.2429

When/Where: at 6pm at Clear Creek Canyon

Cost: $0

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Rock Rescue Clinic & SPI Prep Day

Join Denver Mountain Guiding for this must-do course for ALL climbers. We will explore self-rescue techniques, belay escapes, advanced anchor building, and more technical rope skills to advance your climbing. Skills covered: Hazard & Terrain Evaluation, Equipment and tools for rescue, Hitches + Knots, Anchoring & Belaying, Belay Escape Techniques, Rope Ascension, Rescuing the leader, Self Rescue Rappelling techniques, Lowering skills and strategy, Raising/Haul techniques, Improvised descent anchors. Become a better, more self-sufficient partner!

When/Where: at 8am at Clear Creek Canyon

Cost: $100

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Intro to Trad Climbing

If you're new to trad climbing, or have always wanted to get into it, join us for this hands-on, full-day clinic on June 11th! Learn about placing gear, building anchors, and leading climbs in the beautiful, Boulder Canyon!

When/Where: at 8am in Boulder Canyon

Cost: $75

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Women's Climbing Clinic

This is the first of a five Women's Climbing Clinics that we will be offering this summer. In this clinic, you will be climbing in the beautiful Gregory Canyon in the Flatirons with a group of rad women while learning some skills along the way, including footwork, toprope belaying, knots, hitches, and rappelling. There will be an opportunity for everyone to practice rappelling and learning how to back-up your rappel safely.

When/Where: at 8am-3pm in Gregory Canyon

Cost: $70

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Tuesday Night Topropes

Come join us for a few hours of climbing in Clear Creek Canyon. We will be climbing at Canal Zone, which involves routes from the 5.8-5.10 range. Any and all gear can be provided for no extra charge. No experience necessary. Email us at info@denvermountainguiding.com or call us at 303-884-2755 to reserve your spot

When/Where: at 5:30pm at Clear Creek Canyon (refer to our meeting locations)

Cost: $20

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AMGA SPI Course

This is the 3 day Single Pitch Instructor Course. The Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) Program teaches climbing instructors to proficiently facilitate and instruct the sport of rock climbing in a single pitch setting. The SPI is the only internationally recognized single pitch climbing instructor certification program in the United States. It was developed to fit in the AMGA Rock program. The SPI Program consists of a 3-day course, followed by a 2-day assessment. After completing the course and then passing the assessment, you become an AMGA Certified Single Pitch Instructor.

When/Where: at 8am at Clear Creek Canyon and Boulder Canyon

Cost: $500

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Women's Climbing Clinic: Sport Climbing and Anchor Building

If you're new to lead climbing, or are looking to perfect your sport climbing skills, join this group of rad women to learn the basics of lead climbing, lead belaying, anchor building, and anchor cleaning.

When/Where: at 8am in Clear Creek Canyon

Cost: $60

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Tuesday Night Topropes

Come join us for a few hours of climbing on Lookout Mountain in Golden. We will be climbing at Lookout Mountain Crag, which involves routes from the 5.5-5.10 range. Any and all gear can be provided for no extra charge. No experience necessary. Email us at info@denvermountainguiding.com or call us at 303-884-2755 to reserve your spot

When/Where: at 5:30pm at Lookout Mountain Crag (refer to our meeting locations)

Cost: $20

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Intro to Lead Climbing Course

In this intro to lead climbing clinic, you will learn the ins and outs of sport climbing with Clear Creek Canyon guidebook author and guide, Kevin Capps. We will cover: necessary gear needed for sport climbing, lead belaying, lead climbing, efficient clipping methods, anchoring, anchor building, anchor cleaning, and bailing.

When/Where: at 8am at Clear Creek Canyon

Cost: $60

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Women's Climbing Clinic: Intro to Multi-Pitch Climbing

Learn the basics of multi-pitch climbing with this full day course. Learn about multi-pitch anchors, belaying your climber from above, and rope management. Prerequisite: You must know how to lead climb, lead belay, and clean an anchor for sport climbing.

When/Where: at 8am in Clear Creek Canyon

Cost: $70

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Women's Climbing Clinic: Fun Climb and Refresher

Join a group of super rad women for a day of rock climbing and learning. In this clinic, we will be focusing on pushing ourselves on climbs and having fun, with guides available to teach you basic skills or refresh your knowledge on things you have learned in previous weeks.

When/Where: at 8am in Clear Creek Canyon

Cost: $60

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Tuesday Night Topropes

Come join us for a few hours of climbing, in Clear Creek Canyon. We will be climbing at Canal Zone, which involves routes from the 5.8-5.10 range. Any and all gear can be provided for no extra charge. No experience necessary. Email us at info@denvermountainguiding.com or call us at 303-884-2755 to reserve your spot

When/Where: at 5:30pm at Clear Creek Canyon (refer to our meeting locations)

Cost: $20

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Intro to Multi-Pitch Climbing

Learn the basics of multi-pitch climbing with this full day course. Learn about multi-pitch anchors, belaying your climber from above, and rope management. Prerequisite: You must know how to lead climb, lead belay, and clean an anchor for sport climbing.

When/Where: at 8am-3pm in Clear Creek Canyon

Cost: $70

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Tuesday Night Topropes

Come join us for a few hours of climbing, or until it gets dark, in Clear Creek Canyon. We will be climbing at Canal Zone, which involves routes from the 5.8-5.10 range. Any and all gear can be provided for no extra charge. No experience necessary. Email us at info@denvermountainguiding.com or call us at 303-884-2755 to reserve your spot

When/Where: at 5:30pm at Clear Creek Canyon (refer to our meeting locations)

Cost: $20

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Advanced Rock Rescue Clinic & SPI Assessment Prep Day

Join Denver Mountain Guiding for this advanced rescue clinic for climbers that are looking to take their rescue skills to the next level. We will explore self-rescue techniques, belay escapes, advanced anchor building, and more technical rope skills to advance your climbing. Skills covered: Hazard & Terrain Evaluation, Equipment and tools for rescue, Hitches + Knots, Anchoring & Belaying, Belay Escape Techniques, Rope Ascension, Rescuing the leader, Self Rescue Rappelling techniques, Lowering skills and strategy, Raising/Haul techniques, Improvised descent anchors. Become a better, more self-sufficient partner!

When/Where: at 8am at Clear Creek Canyon

Cost: $100

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AMGA SPI Assessment

This is a 2 day SPI Assessment on August 5th and 6th. The Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) Program teaches climbing instructors to proficiently facilitate and instruct the sport of rock climbing in a single pitch setting. The SPI is the only internationally recognized single pitch climbing instructor certification program in the United States. It was developed to fit in the AMGA Rock program. The SPI Program consists of a 3-day course, followed by a 2-day assessment. After completing the course and then passing the assessment, you become an AMGA Certified Single Pitch Instructor.

When/Where: at 8am in Boulder Canyon

Cost: $300

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Women's Climbing Clinic: Climb The First Flatiron

Climb the First Flatiron with a group of super awesome women! On this day, we will tackle the 1,000 foot rock face that is known as The First Flatiron in Boulder. The difficulty is 5.6, so you will want to be comfortable with climbing 5.6-5.7 outside. The day consists of hiking about a mile to the base of the climb, climbing 1,000 feet to the summit, rappelling 100 feet to the trail, then hiking about 1.5 miles back to the car.

When/Where: at 7am in Chautauqua Park

Cost: $100

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